Now Reading:

Syrian security forces attacked near Turkish border

world news

Syrian security forces attacked near Turkish border


Confused reports are coming from the Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour on the Turkish border, where Syrian state television says 120 members of the security forces have been killed, and that hundreds of people armed with automatic weapons and grenades are active.

The Syrian opposition claims some were killed by soldiers after refusing to shoot civilians during three days of unrest in the town.

Turkey has been welcoming refugees from the Syrian unrest, and another report said a group of them crossed back into Syria during the day.

This comes just days after the biggest demonstration yet against the Syrian regime, when 100,000 people attended the funerals in Hama for 60 people killed last week.

Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.

Next Article